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01.01.1970   Carers in financially vulnerable situations: paving the way to paid work »

Carers in financially vulnerable situations: paving the way to paid work Movisie, member of Eurocarers, is taking up the research work package in the ‘Alliance Together it works!’. This alliance consists of a consortium of five NGO’s: Foundation Clara Wichmann…

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01.01.1970   Paid Carer’s leave is now an option in Estonia »

Paid Carer’s leave is now an option in Estonia By Ivar Paimre, board member of NGO Estonian Carers Carers combining work and care in Estonia have now the right to apply for 5 days of paid care leave per year. Employment Contracts Act that came in…

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01.01.1970   Carers’ efforts are costly when it comes to dementia »

Carers’ efforts are costly when it comes to dementia On July 4, Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) released the report "Global estimates of informal care". It shows, among other things, that women around the world contribute with over…

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01.01.1970   ENhANCE meeting in Figueira da Foz – 2nd and 3rd of July 2018 »

ENhANCE meeting in Figueira da Foz – 2nd and 3rd of July 2018 The partners of the ENhANCE project gathered on the 2nd and 3rd of July 2018, in Figueira da Foz, in Portugal to discuss the current role of community nurses in the European Union. The role of Family…

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01.01.1970   Informal care in Europe - Exploring Formalisation, Availability and Quality »

Informal care in Europe - Exploring Formalisation, Availability and Quality Informal care forms a cornerstone of all long-term care (LTC) systems in Europe and is often seen as a cost-effective way of preventing institutionalisation and enabling users to remain at home. Most recent…

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01.01.1970   EP ENVI - Workshop on Sustainability of Health Systems »

EP ENVI - Workshop on Sustainability of Health Systems On May 15, the ENVI Committee organised a workshop on "Sustainability of Health Systems". Health systems contribute to preserving and restoring good health of the EU population. They also…

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01.01.1970   EP EMPL - Work-life balance for parents and carers »

EP EMPL - Work-life balance for parents and carers On May 15, the EMPL Committee met for a consideration of amendments on Work-life balance for parents and carers. The rapporteur, David Casa (EPP, MT), explained that he received several hundreds of amendments,…

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01.01.1970   Council - Leave and flexible work for parents and carers: Council agrees general approach on the draft directive on work-life balance »

Council - Leave and flexible work for parents and carers: Council agrees general approach on the draft directive on work-life balance On 21 June 2018, the Council agreed its negotiating position (general approach) on the directive on work-life balance for parents and carers. On the basis of this mandate, the Council Presidency will start…

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01.01.1970   European Network of Equality Bodies - Work-life balance »

European Network of Equality Bodies - Work-life balance The series of Equinet's ' In Focus Briefs ' are short thematic papers, which highlight the work of Equinet and its members, as well as European developments on a given topic. This one focuses…

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01.01.1970   European Semester 2018 Spring Package »

European Semester 2018 Spring Package European Semester 2018 Spring Package: Commission issues recommendations for Member States to achieve sustainable, inclusive and long-term growth On the 23rd May 2018, the European Commission presented…

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